Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A coal-tar color used in dyeing, the hydrochlorid of diamidoazobenzene. It consists of dark-violet crystals soluble in water. It dyes bright yellow on silk and cotton.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) An artificial, yellow, crystalline dye, C6H5N2.C6H3(NH2)2. Also, one of a group of dyestuffs resembling chrysoïdine proper.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A yellow-orange crystalline dye, C6H5N2.C6H3(NH2)2.
  • noun Any of a group of dyestuffs resembling chrysoidine.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek χρυσός (khrusos, "gold") + -oid + -ine.

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